• Culture/People:

    probably Mescalero Apache (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Watch bag/pocket

  • Native term:


  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Arizona; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Deerhide/deerskin, glass bead/beads, paint, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, edge beaded, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly in the collection of Elizabeth Howard Bancroft (Mrs. Joseph Bancroft, 1871-1941) and possibly that of her father General Oliver Otis Howard (1830-1909); donated to MAI by Mrs. Bancroft in 1936.

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